Primary and Municipal Elections in the Sunshine State Now Slated for September 26
On January 21, 2017 millions of women and men around the world turned out to make our voices heard.
“Voting is the foundation stone for political action.”- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1. Sign the League of Women Voter’s Petition
A message from Jeanette Senecal, League of Women Voters Senior Director of Elections:
Election Day FAQ
The Your Vote is Your Voice! Empowered Women Vote seeks to empower women in our community, particularly those underserved, to better engage them in the political process.
The League of Women Voters of the United States, alongside its Alabama, Georgia and Kansas affiliates, filed a federal lawsuit against the executive director of the Election Assistance Commission to prevent these states from requiring documentary proof-of-citizenship when registering voters using the federal mail voter registration form.
President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address, and discussed the need to invest in civic engagement and improve our voting and elections systems. Check out our Storify as the League and our supporters live-tweeted the speech!
Leagues across the country can expect to have a busy 2016 legislative session, with the majority of state legislatures beginning their sessions in January. Voters' rights and election laws will be brought to the forefront once again in 2016, and with elections at every level of government, the stakes couldn’t be higher.